lil6 asks:

Why was Diary of Anne Frank banned from shelves?

just wondering
In Topics: Recommended Books, Helping my child with social studies / history
> 60 days ago


Answers (1)

dgraab , Parent writes:
Hi, In doing a Google search on this topic, it appears that the book has been banned by some who thought it had sexual references. However, many think she is one of the most important authors for young adults:

Here is an article you may also find interesting:

What Makes a Banned Book?

Consider also contacting the American Library Association, which organizes Banned Books Week in September/October:

Thanks for asking!

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